POSITION TITLE: Intern
LOCATION: Vancouver, BC/Toronto, ON
STATUS: Internship, Full-Time (40 hours per week), 5- to 9-month placement
APPLICATION CLOSE: 5:00PM (PT) March 5, 2020
START DATE: April 6, 2020
END DATE: August 28, 2020 or December 18, 2020
REPORTING TO: Senior Manager
TTG Canada is the parent company to sister sponsorship marketing agencies TTG Partnerships and TORQUE Strategies.
TTG Partnerships is a leading-edge strategic marketing and sponsorship firm with a growing international client base. Operating in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, TTG strives to elevate the potential of sport, culture and community through its innovative approach to marketing solutions. The firm is the agency of record for the Calgary Airport Authority HSBC Canada Sevens and Rugby Canada, and others. The firm’s past and present clients also include; the International Olympic Committee, Canadian Olympic Committee, Cirque du Soleil, Whistler Blackcomb, The Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail), the City of Vancouver, the Mark Anthony Group and McGill University among others.
TORQUE Strategies is driven by equal parts data and creativity using actionable insights to develop marketing strategies that are truly relevant to consumers and build culture-defining brands.
Ever since TORQUE’s launch in 2014, the firm has enjoyed significant growth, doubling revenues year over year, with offices in Toronto, Vancouver and a recent expansion into the Calgary market. Past and present clients include Hudson’s Bay, Canada Media Fund, Save-On-Foods, DHL, Live Nation, TELUS, CIBC, Corus Entertainment, Hockey Canada, HSBC Canada Sevens, and the Canadian Olympic Committee.
TTG Canada interns will have the opportunity to observe, experience and contribute to many facets of client relationship management, sponsorship sales and strategy development. Supporting the sales and service teams, and the growth of our brands through marketing, communications and insights development, this position provides a holistic view of agency operations.
Through this hands-on experience, the successful candidate will further develop their knowledge, competencies and experience in the strategic marketing and sponsorship industry.
The successful candidate will be a confident self-starter, able to bring skills in research, writing and communications and a positive attitude to our vibrant and fast paced team. This is an evolving position and responsibilities may shift over time.
At TTG Canada we live our values every day, and pride ourselves in being:
- Truth Tellers – trusting and trusted
- Fire Starters – igniting passion and purpose
- Bridge Builders – integrating opportunities and partnerships
- Trail Blazers – innovating courageously
- Game Changers – elevating performance
- Difference Makers – delivering excellence
If these values resonate with you, and the thought of elevating the potential of sport, culture and community moves you – then we want to learn more about you.
Client Service Support
- Support account administration
- Learn the ins and outs of client service, including project tracking, client reports and presentation skills
- Source and analyze market research data to contribute to the development of marketing and sales strategies
- Provide overall research support to the Client Service & Sponsorship Intelligence teams for both TTG and TORQUE Strategies
- Support the brand audit and environmental analysis processes for each client as they are onboarded
- Support new business development (market research and RFP analysis)
- Provide drafting and research support for client briefings and business case development
- Maintain industry database– industry trends, industry news, client news, events, etc.
Marketing & Communications Support
- Support content strategy
- Research & discovery for thought leadership publications
- Participate in monthly marketing communications + sponsorship intelligence meetings in support of the firm’s brand growth
- Currently enrolled in or recently completed Post-Secondary Education in sport management, marketing, communications or business
- Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on timelines and delivery of projects an asset
- Eligibility to work in Canada
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
- Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- A keen eye for detail, a passion for exceeding expectations and a desire for providing “value-added” service
- A “can-do” attitude and willingness to pitch in where needed
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook)
- Strong research and writing skills with the ability to create concise research briefs
- Previous experience working or volunteering in the sport and entertainment field or marketing/communications industry an asset
- Social media, graphic design and website management experience an asset
- Fluency in English required
- Fluency in French an asset
Interested applicants please send a cover letter and résumé directly to: info@TTGcanada.com with “Job Posting: Intern – Vancouver/Toronto” and your last name in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.